New York - Singer
P!nk will perform the US national anthem at next month's Super Bowl 52
in Minneapolis, the National Football League said on Monday.
The 38-year-old American will make her first appearance at the NFL's
championship spectacle in the February 4 match-up, protected from
Minnesota's winter cold by a domed stadium.
"I'm really looking forward to 2018," P!ink tweeted.
excited about the Grammys. Tour. Some other stuff that's a secret still
and I can't wait til it's not a secret."
P!nk follows stars like Lady Gaga, Idina Menzel, Kelly Clarkson, Luke
Bryan, Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, Billy Joel and Beyonce in
performing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the annual championship game.
The singer is from a suburb north of Philadelphia and her home-region
Philadelphia Eagles are among the eight clubs still in contention to
play in the Super Bowl.
Justin Timberlake will be the half-time musical performer at Super
Bowl 52, returning after a controversial 2004 Super Bowl appearance in
which he is infamously remembered for a "wardrobe malfunction" that
exposed one of Janet Jackson's breasts for a moment.
P!nk's latest album, "Beautiful Trauma," was released in October
while Timberlake is set to unveil his newest collection, "Man of the
Woods," two days before the game.